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New, Private,Adjacent to Hiking/Biking in Redwoods

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 700 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom , 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Very private, peaceful and beautiful one bedroom Guest Apartment with complete separation from owners private residence. Brand new construction. Granite counters and Philippine Rosewood floors. Full kitchen and utensils. Stained glass lamps & artwork from local artists. Relax, take a quiet walk though majestic Redwoods, go biking, or enjoy the culture & cuisine of Marin County, San Francisco, and the wine country.


Owner
Anna or Chuck
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2017

About Anna or Chuck

My wife & I met and married in Mill Valley 40 years ago. She owned the downtown flower stand for many years. There will be fresh flowers when you arrive & probably some fresh berries when we make or weekly trip to the local Farmers Market.

We know & love Marin County and want to make your stay a memory to last a lifetime

Anna or Chuck purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Anna or Chuck chose The Bay Area

This apartment directly adjoins a wonderful hiking trail on the lower slopes of Mt. Tamalpais. Our son gives bike tours of Sausalito or San Francisco and we can arrange a mountain biking guide for you. Or you can take a walk to explore Mill Valleys world famous lanes & paths that start just outside your door or.

A 5 minute drive takes you to downtown Mill Valley, it’s about 20 minutes away from ocean beaches, Muir Woods, or San Francisco. Or take a 40 minute drive to Napa/Sonoma-- the heart of Wine Country.

What makes this apartment unique

Mountain solitude on a 3/4 acre lot directly adjoining a wonderful hiking/biking trail. This sunny site overlooks majestic Redwoods with soaring ravens & hawks. A place to relax or a jumping off base from which to discover the San Francisco Bay area--or both.

Amenities

Mill Valley Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Please note there are a few flights of steps up from the street. However, the owner is happy to use the elevator to bring up luggage & groceries for you.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveler reviews)

New, Private,Adjacent to Hiking/Biking in Redwoods
average rating of 4.857143 based on 56 reviews
4

So serene and comfortable!

  • 4 of 5

What a gorgeous area! Yes it was an adventure driving up to the house but the house and beautiful area is so worth it! We were able to use an Uber most of the time when needed which was helpful. Anna and Chuck were very helpful when I had questions but kept to themselves and respected our privacy. Such a fun area would defiantly recommend it!

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Guest Suite in Redwood Forest

  • 5 of 5

Well appointed, private guest suite located in the midst of redwoods and waterfalls. The apartment had everything we needed, including washer / dryer. We enjoyed a walk down the hill to the town of Mill Valley for breakfast and shopping, as well as hiking the local trails through the forest, which we accessed from our balcony.

Our hosts, Chuck and Anna, were very helpful with directions, maps, suggestions, and local information, and they brought their elevator down to help us move our luggage when we arrived. This was a great base for exploring San Francisco, Marin County, and wine country. We had a wonderful stay, and hope to visit again.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Beautiful, Private, and in a fantastic location. If looking to get off the path, this is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Anna and Chuck were fantastic hosts. My girlfriend and I were up for a long weekend to run the Marin Headlands half, and explore some of the surrounding scenery. We didn't need much, but really appreciated knowing Anna and Chuck were within reach if needed. They were welcoming, flexible to our scheduled for a late arrival, and the unit was perfect for our stay. Near by waterfall, hiking paths, and access to Muir Beach made this the perfect stay for us.

Thanks to the Utzman's! We'll be back!

-Casey

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place in the mountains.

  • 5 of 5

This was a nice to place to stay. Chuck and Anna were great. They responded quickly to any problem or question I asked. This is a great location from the city. We went to napa one day, we went to muir woods, we went to the city another day. Perfect driving distance from all. Especially to get to the redwoods. I loved waking up to the trees and the sound of the waterfall close by. The road turns into a one lane closer to the home which I'm sure makes people who aren't accustomed to those type of driving conditions nervous. Its all part of the adventure. We had a long, much needed girls weekend and we both had a good, relaxing time.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Beautiful Location, Fabulous Hosts

  • 5 of 5

We visited this property over a year ago (August 2015) but we cannot stop talking about it and wishing we could go back.

Chuck and Anna were so great. They offered several tips for our and recommendations for dinner. It's amazing what they have done with the property, it is amazing to "see the redwoods from halfway up," as they said.

I am a scaredy cat/white knuckle driver and while the road is very tricky, I just took my time and it was totally worth it! The trail from the porch is fantastic and the proximity to Stinson and Mill Valley and Mount Tam ... sigh, hope we can go back sometime soon.

It was a lovely weekend. We highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Hard to drive to

  • 3 of 5

I have mixed feelings writing this review. I am sure the property and surroundings are lovely. Trouble is, the road to get there is very very narrow and twisty. We had to back up dangerously when meeting oncoming cars. Didn't want to drive it twice so we cancelled on the spot. Owners seemed surprised, I guess they are used to it.

I ended up forfeiting 2 nights' lodging cost.

I believe the property description should reflect the long flight of stairs and the road conditions; until it does, perhaps this review will be informative.

In summary, I can only recommend this rental for those who are adventurous and have rented a sub-compact car.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

For a hiker or cyclist this is a premier location. The path from your apartment connects to Mill Valley’s world famous mountain biking/hiking trails. Walk up the street a few blocks & see the steps of the Dipsea Trail—walk down into town or hike to Stinson Beach or Mt. Tamalpais.

Take a 15 minute drive to the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco, or a 40 minute drive to Napa & Sonoma Wine Country.

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Rates & Availability

Mill Valley Apartment Rental Rates

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30 night minimum stay
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $80
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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